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Covid-19 update |13 January 2021

21 new cases recorded


The Ministry of Health has confirmed that 21 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded since the last update bringing the total number of cases recorded in Seychelles to 601.

Of the new cases, 5 are foreigners and 16 are Seychellois. Twelve are on Mahé

and 9 are on Praslin.

In a communique from the Ministry of Health issued yesterday they also rectified the figures on the update given on January 11 as the validation of figures allowed for the duplication of 3 names (cases).

All the active cases are in isolation and contact tracing efforts continue.

Everyone is advised to keep interactions to immediate households (the persons you live with) only and to avoid gatherings and crowds. Continue to respect and practice the different measures in place to help stop the spread of Covid-19:

• Wear a mask in public places and where physical distancing cannot be maintained

• Practise hand hygiene regularly

• Avoid gatherings and crowds

• Avoid sharing objects

• Practise physical distancing of more than 1 metre.


Press release from the Ministry of Health

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